Commencing at the historic Dunedin Railway Station, the Taieri Gorge Railway is New Zealand's longest tourist railway. Following the Taieri River, the railway snakes its way for more than 60 kilometres, through ten tunnels and over century old viaducts, including the southern hemisphere's largest wrought iron structure.
Experience the beautiful Otago countryside as you sit back and relax in comfort to the clickety clack of train on track.
Regular stops allow ample time for you to take pictures of the rugged Otago landscape, and the onboard commentary provides a wonderful insight of the history of the region. Learn about the region's pioneers and of the hardships endured as they worked to open up the region's transport links.
With scenic viewing cars and on board refreshments, your comfort is ensured on this iconic New Zealand rail journey.
Dunedin Scenic Tour
To make the most of your time in Dunedin, why not combine your train journey with a scenic bus tour of Dunedin? Following on from your train excursion, you will join a double decker bus for your city sightseeing tour which takes in the Otago University (New Zealand's first), Dunedin's many architectural landmarks, the world's steepest street, and the Dunedin Botanical Gardens.
combined train journey / Dunedin scenic tour have been designed to fit
with cruise boat arrivals. So, if you are docking at Port Chalmers, this
could be the perfect way for you to experience the best of the Dunedin
Come and enjoy Dunedin and the Otago region on this feature packed 7 hour adventure.Click on the banner below for full details..